June 19, New Haven

US (CT): Greenhouse Biological Control Conference

UConn Extension is sponsoring a Greenhouse Biological Control Conference. This one-day educational program will be held on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at the Jones Auditorium, The Connecticut Agriculture Experiment Station, New Haven, CT.

The speakers featured at this educational program include:

  • Ron Valentin, Bioworks who will be speaking on Strategies for Success with Biological Controls: Planning and Forecasting
  • Suzanne Wainwright Evans, Buglady Consulting who will be speaking on Proper Identification of Aphids, Thrips & Other Troublesome Pests, and Grower Case Studies: What’s working?
  • Steven Arthurs, BioBee USA who will be speaking on Supplemental Foods and their Applications
  • Chris Schlegel, Head Grower, DS Cole Growers, Louden, NH who will be speaking on Biological Controls at DS Cole

Five pesticide recertification credits will be offered. The registration fee is $25 and includes handouts, refreshment, and lunch. To register contact, Leanne Pundt at leanne.pundt@uconn.edu or call 860.626.6855. Click here for program brochure or visit the website and look under educational programs: http://ipm.uconn.edu/pa_greenhouse/

This work is supported by the Crop Protection and Pest Management grant no. 2017-70006-27201 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.


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